Bass fishing guidance 2019

1. Recreational bass fishing

Updated 14 February 2019

Recreational fisheries, including from shore, in ICES divisions 4b, 4c, 6a, 7a to 7k are limited to catch-and-release only during 01 February to 31 March and 1 November to 31 December 2019. From 1 April to 31 October 2019, not more than one seabass may be retained per fisherman per day.

In recreational fisheries in ICES divisions 8a and 8b, a maximum of three seabass may be retained per recreational fisherman per day.

These rules apply if you are fishing from a boat or from the shore.

Marine Management Organisation (MMO) advice and guidance on recreational and commercial bass fishing for 2019.

Bass Regulation 2019

Bass Fishing Guidance 2019

Map – Recreational Bass Fishing Restrictions 2019

Map – Commercial Bass Fishing Restrictions 2019